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The Body Politic

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Suzanne Marcus-Fletcher is an internationally acclaimed print and broadcast journalist, creator and host of the popular iTunes podcast: "The Body Politic" [www.blogtalkradio.com/thebodypolitic, www.itunes.apple/thebodypolitic]. The Body Politic is a sponsored show by established businesses and U.S. corporations. The provocative, global, call-in show, features the world’s foremost leaders and pioneers in the exploration of social issues and gender politics, specifically, how the masculine/feminine power dynamic plays out in our every day lives. Fletcher covers a vast array of social issues that continues to dominate world news, and has covered controversial issues facing disenfranchised women and children since 2001. Fletcher is currently doing an in-depth, investigative series on mental health disorders and addiction with the nation's leading rehabilitation centers. Fletcher is best known for her award-winning work on "children and women at risk." Her print series on L.A. gang members undergoing correctional intervention in conjunction with the L.A. Sheriff's Dept. titled: "Vida: Scared Straight In The Streets of L.A." launched a television series coined "Scared Straight" in 2011. A Vanderbilt Media Fellow in Domestic Violence, Fletcher micro-blogs daily to a growing Twitter following of more than 214,000 people of highly diverse ages and cultural backgrounds. The Body Politic can be heard daily on iTunes and BTR. For breaking news and global social issue advocacy, Fletcher can be found on Twitter @politicbody and numerous news/politics RSS feeds. Fletcher is a rising non-fiction author, and public speaker.

On-Demand Episodes

In her continuing series on addiction, on Friday February 6th, Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews addiction specialist Benjamin Salazar. Benjamin Salazar has been the director of the Alcohol and Drug Studies Program at Glendale... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Lisa Brandy Founder and Executive Director of Brandi's Wish Foundation, a Florida 501c3 created in loving memory of her 18 year old daughter, Brandi Shea Meshad, who died of accidental drug... more

Robin Stuart is a 20-year licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the developer and Director of CHI Recovery, an award winning, state-of-the-art addiction treatment program in Sonoma County, California. Robin specializes... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Lori Jean Glass. Lori Jean is the Program Director at Five Sisters Ranch. Five Sisters Ranch is a residential treatment center in Northern California for women that specializes in Relational... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Dr. Hal Stecker who spearheaded and pioneered a powerful detox device called microstimulation. Microstimulation helps those addicted to opiates, pills and other narcotics, and also helps... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Dr. Sherry Salman, a Jungian psychoanalyst, teacher, and author. Her area of expertise is the creative imagination in contemporary culture and psychological life. Her recent work can be found in... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Joyce Korschgen, Executive Director of The Center At Heron Hill. The Center at Heron Hill is a nature-based therapy and education program utilizing the principles of ecopsychology and equine-assisted... more

In my new series on mental health disorders and addiction, the segments on Eating Disorders are proving to be among the most downloaded. Today we are covering Binge Eating Disorder with one of the nation's leading experts and... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Brett McDonald M.S. for PART 2 of the show on eating disorders titled: What we know vs. What We Understand. My special guest, Brett McDonald, M.S., is the pioneer and clinical director of the Dragonfly... more

Suzanne Marcus Fletcher interviews Lindsey Means, Chief Operating Officer from A MISSION FOR MICHAEL, Inc., a top Southern California rehabilitation center that was spawned by a tradegy, but whose owners managed to turn that... more

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